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Date calculation with DFSORT

 
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harisukumaran

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:01 am    Post subject: Date calculation with DFSORT
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I am not sure if this has been discussed before. I did search the forum and did not get any hits; but is there a quick way to read a 'yyyymmdd' field from a sequential dataset and add/subtract a certain number of days and write the output as 'yyyy/mm/dd' ?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply to: Date calculation with DFSORT
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harisukumaran,

Not at this moment, however DFSORT supports adding/subtracting days to the current date.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:38 am    Post subject:
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harisukumaran,

With PTF UK90025 for z/OS DFSORT V1R10 and PTF UK90026 for z/OS DFSORT V1R12(Oct, 2010), DFSORT now supports date arithmetic which can add/subtract days, months or years to a given date like shown below.

Code:

//STEP0100 EXEC PGM=SORT                                   
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*                                     
//SORTIN   DD *                                           
----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----
20081215                                                   
20081216                                                   
20081217                                                   
//SORTOUT  DD SYSOUT=*                                     
//SYSIN    DD *                                           
  SORT FIELDS=COPY                                         
  INREC OVERLAY=(15:1,8,Y4T,ADDDAYS,+15,TOGREG=Y4T(-),     
                 30:1,8,Y4T,SUBDAYS,+23,TOGREG=Y4T(-))     
//*


The output from the above job is

Code:

20081215      2008-12-30     2008-11-22
20081216      2008-12-31     2008-11-23
20081217      2009-01-01     2008-11-24


For complete details of date arithmetic functions and other new functions see "User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UK90025 and UK90026" paper (sortugph.pdf) at:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000242
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